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Looking for entry into Australia of the family of John Thomas Standley who resided in Edwardstown South Australia

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on 2013-04-26 02:46:47

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by janilye on 2013-04-26 10:14:22

Because I cannot find another I believe this is John Thomas STANDLEY born in West Darby Lancashire in 1856 and died at 82 Albert Street, Edwardstown on the 3 July 1954.

He left London on 21 July 1885 on the steamer'Duke of Buccleuch' arrived in Brisbane Q on the 23 Sept 1885 he gave his age as 19 years, his occupation was stonemason. There were 71 immigrants onboard.

Queensland, Australia, Passenger Lists, 1848-1912
about John T Standley
Name: John T Standley
Age: 19
Birth Year: abt 1866
Place of Origin: Lancastershire, England
Port of Departure: London, England
Port of Arrival: Brisbane
Arrival Date: 23 Sep 1885

Chronicle, Adelaide, SA. Thursday 8 July 1954
STANDLEY. On July 3. at hospital, John Thomas Standley, beloved widower of Julia Mary Standley loving father of William, George, Harold. Ray, Stella. Edith, Hilda and Alice. Aged 88 years.

by janilye on 2013-04-26 10:19:09

That birth year should read 1866. The address in Edwardstown I found on wife Julia's death notice 1953.

by Rasa on 2013-04-26 21:25:04

Thank you janily.I can confirm that the birth registration was in West Darby and is correct.the birth date is the tenth {10} April 1866. Birth place is noted at No.8. Albert street. in the County of Lancaster .
Fathers name; William Standley.{Brick layer journeyman}.
Mothers name; Elizabeth Standley. formerly, Elizabeth Skelton .

Above information extracted from a copy of birth registration Acts,1836-1874 West Darby
D 109057......ENTRY No.476. Book of births No.78.

Regards; Rasa.
I thank you for your prompt response to my request and hope this confirmation may be of help.

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